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illy Caffe Dark Roast (Scuro) - Whole Bean Coffee

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illy Dark Roast has a full body and the deep, rich flavor of a more intense espresso. Notes of cocoa and hints of caramel intertwine to create a coffee you will savor.
illy Dark Roast Scuro Whole Bean Coffee

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illy Dark Roast has a full body and the deep, rich flavor of a more intense espresso. Notes of cocoa and hints of caramel intertwine to create a coffee you will savor.

In addition, illy has made Dark Roast available in a variety of types to facilitate the brewing process:

  • Whole Bean - It's the perfect choice for coffee connoisseurs who prefer grinding the beans to suit their own individual taste and preparation method.
  • Fine Espresso Grind - Choose it if you enjoy personalizing the dosage of each espresso shot and the tactile pleasure of tamping the coffee.
  • Espresso Pods - Place a pre-measured illy pod into an E.S.E.-compatible espresso machine, and in less than 30 seconds you have rich, robust espresso!

illy Dark Roast comes either in a pressurized can to preserve the fresh flavor and aroma of the distinctive illy blend or an 18 count package of individually wrapped espresso pods.

  • 8.8 ounce can or 4.4 ounce box of premium illy coffee
  • Imported from Italy
How Does it Compare?

illy Dark Roast espresso holds up well in milk-based drinks like lattes, cappuccinos and macchiatos.

Manufacturer illy
Product Weight (lbs.) 0.5500
Roast Level Shades Shade: Dark Brown | Names: French, Espresso

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illy Caffe Dark Roast (Scuro) - Whole Bean Coffee
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A shopper asked: Can this particular roast of coffee be used in a super automatic (a Saeco Syntia)? Are the beans too oily? Sep 17, 2013
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Teri KStaff: This bean is a bit too oily for the superautomatic machines and therefore I would recommend using the illy Medium Roast. Sep 18, 2013
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Illy Dark Roast

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Enjoying a dark roast and stronger coffee, we have searched and compared most everything out there.
The ILLY consistency is second to none and provides a robust cup.
The best thing you will notice about these beans is that although a dark roast, there is no oil on the beans. We have had to air dry every other dark roast on a plate for days - in which case only some of the oils have evaporated. As we own a Gaggenau machine that grinds each cup fresh, oily beans mean frequent cleanings and the potential for gumming up the mechanisms.
Illy eliminates this issue and provides a perfect cup every time.

(Posted on 4/15/14)


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The absolute best coffee I've tried and I've tried at least 1 product from every coffee manufacture on this site. I'm about to order a bulk shipment of them I'm completly in love with this coffee

(Posted on 12/10/12)

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